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Weather Update and School Closure Announcement

posted Sep 8, 2017, 4:48 AM by Jennifer Perez

Dear Plato Academy Trinity Families, 


Gov. Rick Scott announced that all K-12 schools in Florida will be closed Friday, September 8th and Monday, September 11th as the state prepares for Hurricane Irma.

All Pasco County Schools will be CLOSED on Friday, September 8th and Monday, September 11th due to weather. All students should not report to school and all staff should not report to work. 


Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 and Monday, Sept. 11, 2017: All schools and district offices will be CLOSED Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 and Monday, Sept. 11, 2017.

All school-related events are cancelled.
  

Looking ahead: It is too early to determine the impact of Hurricane Irma on school operations for Tuesday, September  12. District safety managers will continue to monitor the storm and provide updates as they become available. 

Shelter Information 

Pasco County is opening hurricane shelters for residents who would like to leave their home ahead of Hurricane Irma. The following shelters will open Friday, September 8, at 11 a.m. giving residents a place to ride out the storm:

Fivay High School, 12115 Chicago Ave., Hudson
River Ridge Middle/High School, 11646 Town Center Rd., New Port Richey
Sunlake High School, 3023 Sunlake Blvd., Land O Lakes
Wesley Chapel High School, 30651 Wells Rd., Wesley Chapel
Wiregrass Ranch High School, 2909 Mansfield Blvd., Wesley Chapel (Pet-friendly)

Citizens should first attempt to find shelter with neighbors, relatives or friends. If that is not an option, citizens can self-evacuate directly to the shelter. Pasco County will provide transportation for residents who need assistance getting to a shelter if they call Pasco County Customer Service at 727.847.2411.

*Note: Please plan to eat a meal before you arrive at the shelter, as lunch will not be served Friday, September 8, 2017. The first meal served to shelter residents will be dinner Friday evening. Shelter residents are encouraged to bring snacks/water for their own use.

Pasco County also provides a shelter program for residents who have special needs. Special needs residents must contact Pasco County Customer Service at 727.847.2411 to register for accommodation at the Fasano Regional Hurricane Shelter, located at 11611 Denton Ave., Hudson.



The safety of all students, families and staff, is of the utmost importance and appreciate your understanding. 


Thank you all and please be safe!

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